“Game Of Thrones” season 8 teaser trailer: Predictions for the upcoming season

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“Game Of Thrones” season 8 teaser trailer: Predictions for the upcoming season

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“Game Of Thrones” is a fantasy series on HBO adapted from the “A Song of Ice and Fire” book series by George R. R. Martin.

The show, which is rated TV-MA and not intended for younger audiences, has a wide audience, from hardcore fans to casual viewers, all of whom have greatly enjoyed the show. The show’s writing is brilliant, the spectacles are amazing, an overall the show is breathtaking. Season 7 of the show ended on Aug. 27 2017, and with no word of when Martin’s new book “Winds of Winter” will debut, all fans of this world, this series, have been starved for the next bit of content, the next entry of the series. This all changed last Sunday when HBO released a teaser trailer for the final season of the show.

I’m going to describe the trailer and what should be expected from the new season. I urge that if you want to see it for yourself, you go and watch it then come back to this article.

The little teaser takes place in the crypts of Winterfell, with all of the Stark children minus Brian who is not present. Jon Snow walks past the statue of Lyanna Stark, his mother, and we hear her whisper, “You have to protect him.” This is what she made her brother Eddard Stark promise before she died. As Snow passes by the feather that Robert Baratheon left on the statue, it falls out of Lyanna’s hands to the ground, and Jon turns his head and looks back momentarily before continuing to walk forward. Then we cut to Sansa also walking down a different corridor of the crypts where she passes by Caitlyn. We hear a line from Caitlyn saying, “All this horror that has come to my family.” The trailer then cuts to Arya walking down another corridor where we hear the rest of Caitlyn’s line: “all because I couldn’t love a motherless child.”

The trailer cuts back to Jon, who is now in front of Eddard Stark’s statue, where we hear a line from the first season that Stark said to Jon: “You are a Stark. You may not have my name, but you have my blood.” The Stark children reunite in a kind of intersection of corridors and walk forward together down the crypts, where they find statues of themselves. It shows each of the Stark children’s shocked and confused faces as they look upon their respective statues. Then the torch Jon was holding goes out, and the appearance of snow is seen in the crypt as the wind blows loudly. You then see the feather that had fallen on the ground earlier freeze over. Jon and Arya draw their swords as an icy fog moves down the crypt towards them, and then everything cuts to black.

As a fan myself, this trailer got me pretty excited for the final season, and I’m sure many fans felt excited too. There’s so much from this trailer to analyze and make theories on, that it would take another 1200 words just to cover the big ones. So, we’re going to keep it short and sweet on what you should be expecting from the final season.

The final season is only going to be about 6 episodes, with each episode being over an hour long. The White Walkers are through the wall so expect a ton–and I mean a TON–of character deaths, probably including characters you love. The War for the Dawn is here, as said by Peter Dinklage who plays Tyrion Lannister, and the battles this season will make the big battle from season six look like a theme park in comparison. Viewers should get ready for what could be the most intense battle you’ve seen from the show so far. Other than that, Jon and Daenerys will learn that he is really the son of Rhaegar Targaryen. Cersei Lannister still needs to be dealt with, along with Euron Greyjoy and the Walkers to the North.

This season will be packed with battles and most likely some sad conclusions to many of our favorite characters. I hope you’re all ready!